Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, December 9th, 2005
"Research in the pre-hospital phase of emergencies involves certain ethical and practical challenges. Severely ill or injured patients are not able to give informed consent in the immediate stressful situation. The aim of this pilot study was to find an ethically acceptable method to carry out research in acutely ill or injured patients before any treatment was given in order to be able to study the acute and unmodified systemic inflammatory response to trauma," scientists in Denmark...
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